Judith

(from the article `biblical literature`) ...it also describes how a woman saved her people from impending massacre by her cunning and daring. The name of the heroine occurs already in Gen. ... ...Old Testament narratives Genesis, Exodus, and Daniel. Of these, Exodus is remarkable for its intricate diction and bold imagery. The fragmenta...
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Judith

(from the article `Giorgione`) ...art, particularly those of Titian. None, however, achieved so fully the expression of remoteness and unself-conscious beauty as this majestic and ...
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Judith

(from the article `Hebbel, Friedrich`) Hebbel`s powerful prose play Judith, based on the biblical story, brought him fame in 1840 upon its performance in Hamburg and Berlin. His poetic ...
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Judith

[n] - (Apocrypha) Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha
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Judith

Book of Judith noun an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
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Judith

[Giorgione] Judith is a painting by the Italian painter Giorgione, executed around 1504. It is one of the few authentic works by Giorgione owned by the Russian Hermitage Museum. The painting, originally attributed to Raphael, came to the Hermitage in 1772 from Paris. Like many other paintings, it refers to the Judith and Holofernes motif. =...
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Judith

[given name] Judith is a feminine given name derived from the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית or Yehudit, meaning `She will be praised` or `woman of Judea`. Judith appeared in the Old Testament as the wife of Esau and in the Apocryphal Book of Judith. The name was among the top 50 most popular given names for girls born in the United States ...
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Judith

[Hebrew Bible] Judith ({Hebrew Name|יהודית|Yehudit|Yəhûḏîṯ|`Praised` or `Jewess`}), the feminine form of Judah. Judith is the name of one of the two Hittite wives of Esau in the Book of Genesis 26:34. Reportedly, Esau`s two wives were a great deal of annoyance to his parents Isaac and Rebekah. It is written that when Esau was a...
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Judith

[play] Judith is a play written in 1931 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. ==Original productions== Judith was translated into English by John K. Savacool, in The Modern Theatre, ed. Eric Bentley, vol. 3 (1955), and by Christopher Fry, in The Drama of Jean Giraudoux, vol. 1 (1963). Judith was first performed on 4 November 1931 in Paris at ...
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Judith

[poem] ==History and incompleteness== Judith was first discovered as an appendage to the Nowell Codex. Though it is certain that the poem is a derivative of the Book of Judith, still present in the Roman Catholic Bible, its authorship and year of origin remain a mystery. The poem is incomplete: the version in the manuscript is 348 lines lon...
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Judith

[Serov] Judith (Юдифь, Yudíf – stress on second syllable), is an opera in five acts, composed by Alexander Serov during 1861–1863. Derived from renditions of the story of Judith from the Old Testament Apocrypha, the Russian libretto, though credited to the composer, has a complicated history (see below). The premiere took place in...
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Judith

In the Old Testament, a Jewish widow who saved her community from a Babylonian siege by pretending to seduce, and then beheading, the enemy general Holofernes. Her story is much represented in...
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Judith

In the Old Testament, a Jewish widow who saved her community from a Babylonian siege by pretending to seduce, and then beheading, the enemy general Holofernes. Her story is much represented in Western art
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Judith

Judith [Heb.,=Jewess], early Jewish book included in the Septuagint, but not included in the Hebrew Bible, and placed in the Apocrypha of Protestant Bibles. It recounts an attack on the Jews by an army led by Holofernes, Nebuchadnezzar's general. Bethulia, a besieged Jewish city, is about to surrend...
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Judith

Judith is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Judith

Judith is a French name for girls. The meaning is `from Judea (Israel)` The name Judith is most commonly given to Walloon girls. (4 times more often than to American girls.) If it's too long you might use: Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Judie, Judy Use for the other sex: Jodie, Judah What do they use in other countries? Yidel (Jewish) The name sounds like: Edi...
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